Posts Categorized: Fashion

Paper Becomes Textile

May 5th, 1921 was the day Chanel #5 was launched, a perfume created for Coco Chanel by perfumer Ernest Beaux. In celebration of the anniversary today, here’s a short video on Dutch book designer Irma Boom‘s book for Chanel #5, which has no printing involved, only embossing, making for a delightful, tactile experience…

Georges Lepape

French illustrator Georges LePape (1887-1971) created many glorious covers for Vogue and Vanity Fair. Why can’t today’s magazine’s take a leap of faith on some great contemporary illustration and typography as sophisticated as these examples? See my previous post here for more fabulous fashion type…

Harriet Meserole

American illustrator Harriet Meserole worked for Vogue in the 1920′s and 30′s, and her work lives on to inspire new generations… and a gorgeous autumn cover from 1924…